Annual Benefit Auction 2017

Thank you to our supporters, board members, staff and volunteers! The auction was a spooktacular success! Please head over to our gallery to see some photos from the evening!



Voices of Youth

Voices of Youth is a youth-driven project that explores the lived experiences of young people in the Northwest Territories who self-identify as being part of the disability community. Our project collects the narratives of young people in order to share authentic representations of the successes and challenges we face in our communities. Our stories have been compiled to showcase the resilience, strength and vibrancy of the disability community in the Northwest Territories. It is also our hope that these narratives serve as an outlet to better understand what is means to live with disability in the Northwest Territories, while creating space to critically examine the barriers that persist for us in our home communities.

Voices of Youth was completely independently by twelve youth across the territory and we are proud to showcase their efforts. 


Article in News North (Monday August 28)

Article in Yellowknifer (Wednesday August 30)

Disability Awareness Week/YK Grand Prix Thank you

Thank you 2017

2016 Annual Benefit Auction

Thank you for helping make this Annual Benefit Auction a successful one! with your help we were able to raise over $38,500!

Below are the supporters who gave so generously to our Auction. If we have missed you in error, we apologize!

AAA Self-Storage
Ace Enterprises
Acklands Grainger
Adam Dental
Air Tindi
Arctic Appliance
Arctic Art Works
Arctic Energy Alliance
Aurora Decorating
Aurora Ford
Aurora Geosciences
Bartle & Gibson
Beck’s Kennels
Bella Dance Academy
Book Cellar
Borealis Kennels
Buffalo Airways
Bumper to Bumper
Canadian North
Canadian Tire
Carl’s Carpet Cleaning
Central Mechanical
City of YK
Coast Fraser Tower
Coldwell Banker
Corothers Home Building
Dancing Moose
Denedeh Development Corp.
Denise McKee
Dominion Diamond
Don Gillis
Down to Earth Gallery
Dragon Toner Law
Erasmus Apparel
Evelyn Nind
For Women Only
Gourmet Cup
Greyrock Studios
H&R Block
Hot Shot’s Pub and Grub
Trevor’s Independent Grocer
Investors Group
Joie De Vivre
Karen Novak
Kavanaugh Bros.
Lake Awry
Malcom and Faye Stark
Merle Norman
Michael Corbett
Museum Café
Narwal Adventures
North Country Stables
Northbest Distributors
Northern Fancy Meats
Northern Images
Northern Safety Association
Northland Utilities
Northwestern Air Lease
NWT Brewery Co.
Old Town Glass Works
Overlander Sports
Pack Rat Mini Storage
Pawan Chugh
PH8 Studios
Polar Bear storage
Polar Tech
PSAV Architects Ltd.
Qimmiq Kennels
Quality Furniture
Ray Pirker Plumbing
Rebecca`s Flowers
Rings IDA
Roy’s Audio Video
Sean Craig
Shoppers Drug Mart
Slades Fire Protection
Staff of Scotiabank
Stewart, Weir, MacDonald Ltd.
Super 8 Yellowknife
Industry Tourism and Investment
Tamarack Computers
The Brick
The Medicine Shoppe
Tlicho Government
Top of the World Travel
Tru Value Hardware
Visual Effects
Vixen Hair Den
Wallbridge Law
Weaver and Devore
Yellowknife Tattoo
YK Liquor Stores
YK Motors
YK Ski Club


Forward Motion for Disabilities Plan

“Denise McKee is feeling more encouraged by the current legislative assembly compared to the previous one after MLAs voted unanimously to create better supports for people with disabilities.”

To read the full article by John McFadden please click here.


“Children with disabilities won’t be able to access city summer camps after the city cut funding to from the NWT Disabilities Council, according to its executive director.”

To read the full article by Shane Magee please click here.